Workmen, several cranes, (one owned by The Lane Const. Corp., Meriden, Conn.), a dump truck and other equipment at a bridge construction site near Corning, NY. The river, a wooded shoreline, some town buildings, and hills are in the background. The work is part of Public Service Commission project 9418 (City of Corning, Erie Elimination, Corning Sta 16 and 17 - CL N.Y.C. N. Easterly) Pier 5 Tioga River (Chemung River) Bridge). The image is a construction progress photograph taken for the Dept. of Public Works, Bureau of Bridge and Grade Crossings (related photograph file 5573).
July 17 1951
Minehan, John J. (photographer)
New York State Archives. Transportation and state facilities related photographs and photo logs, [ca. 1920-1980] New York (State). Dept. of Transportation. Graphic Arts Unit. Series 17672-92, Box 26, photograph file 5573, negative 255.
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